Dr Lucia Lee Ferraro
Medical Association Registration Number: 52823
Dr. Lucia Lee Ferraro is an ophthalmologist specialising in macular degeneration and eases of the retina and vitreous
She graduated with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Palermo, and studied as an Ophthalmology specialist at the Paolo Giaccone University Hospital in Palermo, University of Palermo, Italy. She later completed a Postgraduate Degree in Retinal Diseases from the Hospital de Sant Pau in Barcelona.
Her fields of interest in research are focused mainly on macula degeneration and diseases of the retina, particularly the pathogenesis of degenerative diseases, as well as new imaging techniques and regenerative therapy. Doctor Ferraro has completed several courses at the European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology (ESASO), and has been accepted as a Fellow of the European Board of Ophthalmology (FEBO). Dr. Ferraro takes an active part in both Spanish and international conferences.
She is currently a co-researcher for international clinical trials and European research projects, both at the Institut de la Màcula and at the Barcelona Macula Foundation: EYE-RISK and LITE. She also took part in the studies: CHROMA, HARRIER, OPH 1003 and OPH 1004 (FOVISTA), COLUMBUS, PROXIMA A and PROXIMA B.
She is a member of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) and the Italian Society of Ophthalmology.